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1169Re: Yoga therapy certification Program June 17-July 2 and August 4-22

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  • preeyegirl
    Apr 14, 2009
      Aatir!hi my name is preere from nigeria,really interested in a yoga teacher's traning program in SA,so pls can u forward me the contacts ,or website of the training center you attended in Sa,tanks,i ve made some enquires on my own,was only able to get Zen,something like that,whatever,so pls help me out,tanks!!

      --- In internationalyogafederation@yahoogroups.com, "Aarti Ranchod" <aartir@...> wrote:
      > Namaste,
      > I am really very interested in attending the upcoming 300hr yoga theray program starting in June. I am from South Africa and have completed my yoga teacher training with Ananda Sanga here in SA who are also registered with International Yoga Federation. I am a pharmacist by profession.
      > Can you please give me more info regarding the cost involved and also any possibilities of accomodation whilst i am there as i have no family or friends there .
      > Regards
      > Aarti Ranchod
      > South Africa
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: RMIYA@...
      > To: internationalyogafederation@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 6:17 AM
      > Subject: [internationalyogafederation] Yoga therapy certification Program June 17-July 2 and August 4-22
      > the Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda presents our
      > 300- hr Yoga Therapy
      > Professional Certification Training
      > Program
      > Offered in two training segments: June 17-July 2, and Aug 4-22
      > "RMIYA's Yoga Therapy Certification Program, under the careful
      > direction of Professor Buhrman, opens the door for any diligent
      > student to explore the vast therapeutic potential of the Yogic
      > tradition in a contemporary context. After graduating, I came back to
      > my small Midwest town and was immediately employed as the resident
      > Yoga Therapist in the local Integrative Medicine Clinic."-- Matthew
      > Remski, Baraboo Yoga and Living Arts
      > About the Program
      > This Certification program, now in its eleventh year, offers a unique
      > opportunity for in-depth study with a distinguished faculty of leading
      > Yoga Therapists, each of whom has many years of professional
      > experience. One of the most highly regarded and comprehensive
      > programs in the country, it gives students exposure to important Yogic
      > tools and techniques for bringing healing and well-being to others.
      > This in-depth training allows certified or registered Yoga teachers
      > and health care professionals with extensive Yoga backgrounds to
      > develop the skills necessary to use the knowledge and techniques from
      > all of the limbs of Yoga in a healing context.
      > Students will learn Yoga Therapy diagnostics which include patient
      > intake and assessment from postural and movement perspectives, Yoga
      > psychology, and Ayurvedic perspectives. The cause and development of
      > diseases is studied from both Western and Ayurvedic viewpoints, and
      > relevant research on Yoga therapy methods is presented. The training
      > emphasises Yoga Therapy methods for managing or healing a variety of
      > conditions such as accidents and injuries, muscular skeletal
      > disorders, diseases of aging, metabolic disorder weight gain, and
      > diabetes, allergies and asthma, stress-related illnesses, digestive
      > disorders, cancer, depression and anxiety, other mental and emotional
      > disorders, and spiritual emergence difficulties. Client management,
      > ethics, legal issues, and how to develop referral relationships with
      > medical and other health care professionals will be included.
      > Internship projects will be assigned, and each student will work with
      > three patients for a period of approximately four months.
      > The application of Yogic knowledge and healing practices include the
      > following techniques:
      > § Yoga asana therapy appropriate for fit, injured, and aging persons.
      > § Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and guided visualization techniques
      > for the achievement of deep levels of physical and emotional release,
      > relaxation and healing.
      > § Pranayama and meditation techniques specific to certain diseases and
      > doshic imbalances.
      > Yogic and Ayurvedic diets appropriate to specific diseases, and simple
      > Ayurvedic aids to healing.
      > The Shat Kriya practices of Hatha Yoga and their uses in disease management
      > The use of Vedic Mantras for healing
      > Outline of the Training
      > All sessions of the seminar will meet from 12:30 to 6:30, EXCEPT FOR
      > lunch prior to the start of class. Lectures will be given in the first
      > part of each session, and the more experiential parts will follow.
      > Project assignments of approximately 3 hours duration will be given
      > approximately every other day. Students should plan to utilize the
      > morning time for personal yoga practices and for completing assignments.
      > The training is composed of 1-4 day Courses on each topic included in
      > the Training; with the number of days in each course shown in
      > parentheses below.
      > Session One: Skills Develoment and Tools for Assessment
      > 1. History and Scope of Practice of Yoga Therapy (1)
      > 2. Ayurveda for Yoga Therapists (3)
      > 3. Hatha Yoga Shat Karma (Kriya) Practices (2 mornings)
      > 4. Yoga Psychology of the Yoga Sutras (2)
      > 5. The Principles of Breath in Healing (1)
      > 6. Structural Yoga: Musculo-Skeletal Reading and Adjusting the Body
      > for Yoga Asana Therapy (4)
      > 7. Restorative Yoga (1)
      > 8, The Stress Response and Methods of Deep Relaxation (1)
      > 9. Yoga Nidra (2)
      > Interim Internship Project/Client Assessment
      > Research Paper (to be submitted in duplicate to internship director,
      > plus one copy for each student in the program so that everyone can
      > benefit from everyone e;lse?s research): Students will research and
      > describe one common disease, the traditional Yogic/Ayurvedic
      > approaches to treating it, and report on and evaluate Yoga therapy
      > research which has been done. The student will choose a specific
      > disease or syndrome, describe it medically and ayurvedically and Yoga
      > therapy research and treatment protocols which have been used to treat
      > that disease. Students are expected to search both the IAYT and
      > PubMed websites, as well as other sources.
      > Client assessment. In the month intervening between sessions, each
      > student will interview three people who would like to be assessed for
      > the purpose of receiving individualised Yoga therapies. The interview
      > will include, for each person, history and symptoms of each complaint,
      > medical history, Ayurvedic assessment of prakrti and vikrti, and
      > structural Yoga analysis. There will be no charge to the client.
      > During the second session of the training, the student will develop a
      > Yoga Therapy treatment plan for each of the three clients which
      > includes asana, pranayama, shat karma, relaxation, meditation, and
      > diet and lifestyle suggestions. This plan will be presented to the
      > group and the internship supervisor during the ?client management?
      > days during session II of the training.
      > Session II: Yoga Chikitsa: Yogic Treatments for Disease
      > 10. Body Systems, Physiology, and Pathology (4)
      > 11. Yoga Therapies for Allergies and Asthma (1)
      > 12. Yoga Therapies, Diet, and Lifestyle for Metabolic Syndrome, Weight
      > Reduction, Diabetes, Heart
      > Disease (2)
      > 13. Yoga Therapy for Cancer Patients (2)
      > 14. Accidents and Injuries (2)
      > 15. Repetitive Strain Injuries (1)
      > 16. Yoga Therapy for Frail Elders (1)
      > 17. Applied Yoga Psychology for Depression, Anxiety, Spiritual and
      > other Mental and Emotional
      > Disorders (2)
      > 18. Client Management and Referral, and Presentation of Case Studies (3)
      > Completion of Internship and Awarding of Certification
      > Returning home, students will implement the selected Yoga therapy
      > program for each of their original three clients, and follow up
      > with each client according to established protocol and regular,
      > scheduled consultations with the internship director. Certification
      > will be given at completion of treatment protocol, final evaluation
      > of progress of each client, and submission to the internship director
      > of a formal. There will be no charge to the client.
      > Part Five: Completion of the Yoga of the Heart Program taught by
      > Nischala Devi (Optional)
      > Details of this 75-hour cardiac training are available at
      > www.abundantwellbeing.com. This training entitles the graduate of
      > RMIYA?s program to a 375-hr Yoga Therapy Certification from RMIYA.
      > Faculty members who participate in teaching our Yoga therapy trainings:
      > Dr. Sarasvati Buhrman, Ph.D. RYT (E-500)
      > Felicia Tomasko, R.N.
      > Dr. Gary Brown, D.O.
      > Jnani Chapman, R.N.
      > Swami Brahmananda
      > Swami Dharmavati
      > Swami Karma Karuna
      > Mangala Warner, M.S. RYT (E-500)
      > Deborah Quilter (RYT-E500)
      > Jonas Westring,, P.T.
      > Patricia Hansen, M.A., RYT (E-500)
      > Hansa Knox, RYT (E-500)
      > Dr. John O?Hearn, M.D.
      > Faculty bios are available upon request
      > Texts required for the training
      > Training Manual
      > Structural Yoga Therapy, Mukunda Stiles
      > An anatomy text of your choice
      > The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?A Study Guide to Books I and II, Baba Hari Dass
      > Ayurveda and Panchakarma, Sunil Joshi
      > Yogic Management of Asthma and Diabetes, Swami Shandkardevananda
      > Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life, David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD
      > Recommended:
      > A History of Modern Yoga, Elizabeth de Michaelis
      > The Gherandha Samhita (Kaivalyadham version preferred
      > The Healing Path of Yoga, Nischala Devi
      > Who May Attend
      > Registered or certified Yoga teachers, health care professionals with
      > substantial yoga asana experience, and trainees in 500-hr Yoga or
      > Ayurveda programs. Our instructors for this intensive represent
      > several different traditions of teaching; and participants from all
      > Yoga traditions are welcome. Please include 1) a copy of your 200-hr
      > YTT certificate, 2) a resume, and 3) an application letter documenting
      > your qualifications along with your registration fee.
      > Program Certification
      > RMIYA will award a 300-hr Yoga Therapy Certificate to all participants
      > who complete this training. No certifications will be given until all
      > assignments have been completed. Transcripts of all completed courses
      > are available on request from the Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and
      > Ayurveda. A 375-hr Yoga Therapy Certification will be awarded when
      > participants have completed both this intensive and The Yoga of the
      > Heart Cardiac Yoga training with Nischala Devi, which is offered
      > approximately four times per year in various locations. Information on
      > this training can be obtained at www. abundantwellbeing.com
      > Application of Yoga Therapy Hours toward
      > 500-hr Yoga Teacher Training
      > RMIYA is careful to distinguish between advanced Yoga teacher training
      > (advanced training in the practices and philosophy of Yoga and
      > teaching methodology which allows the teacher to teach intermediate
      > and advanced practices of Yoga sadhana), and Yoga Therapy training
      > (which is focused on using the practices of Yoga for the purposes of
      > healing and requires a great deal of specialised training which is
      > entirely different from that of a Yoga teacher). The first session of
      > the Yoga therapy training, approximately 140 hours, may be counted
      > toward our 500 hour Yoga Teacher training program, because it is
      > applicable to both Yoga teachers and Yoga therapists. The second
      > session, which is entirely focused on disease management, is not
      > applicable to the 500-hour certification.
      > In some of our trainings, however, a 500-hr program may run
      > concurrently with the Yoga Therapy training. In this option, students
      > also meet 6:30-10:30 am. each morning of the Yoga Therapy Training,
      > for specific training in intermediate and advanced practices of Yoga.
      > One additional training period of approximately 8 days is then
      > required for a certification as a 500-hr teacher.
      > About RMIYA
      > The Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda, founded in 1990, is
      > a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to the purity and
      > preservation of the ancient teachings and an exploration of their
      > application to modern life. Founded by Sarasvati Buhrman, Patricia
      > Hansen, and Richard Freeman in 1990, we are the oldest school of Yoga
      > and Ayurveda in Colorado and are approved by the Yoga Alliance, the
      > International Yoga Federation World Council of Yoga, and the National
      > Ayurvedic Medical Association. We are dedicated to the preservation of
      > the ancient traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda, and to exploring their
      > applications to modern life. We offer training programs in Yoga
      > Teacher Training (200 and 500-hr programs), Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic
      > Medicine (750- and 1500-hr programs), Ayurvedic Postpartum Care, and
      > Yoga Therapy .
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